- For the province, see Province of Arica. For the region, see Region of Arica and Parinacota.
Arica is a city in Chile. It is the capital of the Region of Arica and Parinacota and the Province of Arica since October 2007. It has a population of 194,000. It is known in Chile as the City of the Eternal Spring and is the Northern Door of the country. It has one of the most historic places in Chile, the Morro.
The city was founded in April 25, 1541 as San Marcos de Arica.
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- ↑ (Spanish) "Municipality of Arica". http://www.municipalidaddearica.cl/. Retrieved 7 September 2010.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas
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